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Organized Chaos (a Giveaway and Cinnamon Raisin Bread)

If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you have probably figured out that I can be a little bit scatterbrained. I am what I like to call organized in a very chaotic way. I have a very deep desire to find my inner organized self. I know she’s in there… she used to […]

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A Gift for Every Mom on the Block (and Pie Crust Cookies)

Would you believe that I have been a mom for 7 years and until recently I have never read a parenting book. The last book I picked up that had anything to do with parenting was What to Expect When Your Expecting. Trust me… it is not that I think I have all the answers. […]

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A Fish Family

I do not remember ever having a meal at home that included seafood when I was growing up. My mom made a lot of delicious meals, but I never recall having shrimp, salmon, cod… any of that. My husband, growing up on a cattle farm, was the same way. Everything was meat and potatoes. He […]

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Blogging Friends – A Giveaway for You!

I started the Dine & Dish blog in November 2006. Back in my beginning blogging days, I was a very eager, typical new blogger. I cooked and posted on my blog almost every single day. I spent hours reading through blogs and learning the ropes, so to speak. I spent a lot of time networking […]

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Subscribe and Win!

I should know better than to play around with the widgets and things on my blog. I somehow messed up my subscription and most of you who were subscribed to Dine & Dish through your bookmarks or readers (such as Google or Bloglines) lost me. I’m sorry! Would you be so kind to subscribe again? […]

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Congrats to Stephanie!

Stephanie from Stephanie’s Kitchen is the lucky winner of the most recent Dine & Dish Giveaway. Stephanie’s comment corresponded with the number from the Random Number Generator, so she will be receiving her very own copy of my new favorite cookbook, Table Talk by Carol McManus, plus the Food for Talk conversation starters. If you […]

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We Have A Winner!

The winner of the Roast Chicken and Other Stories cookbook is Grace of the blog,  A Southern Grace. Grace’s comment number was chosen by the Random Number Generator. If you haven’t made it over to Grace’s blog, do. It is full of yummy recipes full of that Southern charm that I adore! Congratulations Grace. Thanks […]

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Giveaway #2 – Miss ‘N Nick Designs

I am a sucker for office supplies and paper goods. I have drawers full of pens, pencils, sticky notes, notecards, markers, scissors, etc. I have no idea what draws me in, but this obsession of mine is slowly taking over not only my desk, but the drawers in my kitchen. I think part of the […]

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And the winner is….

Congrats to Lesley from Lesley’s Kitchen blog! I used the Random Number Generator to select a number from the entries, and Les in NE was the winner of the Honey I’m Home apron from Simply Aprons. If you weren’t the winner and are still interested in an apron, head over to Simply Aprons soon. Julie […]

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Let’s Have a Giveaway!

I think it is high time that we have a giveaway here at Dine and Dish. Don’t you agree? My dear and enormously creative friend, Julie, recently opened an Etsy store to showcase her fun and whimsical new aprons. She brought me over one last week as a gift and I knew just then and […]

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